Dr. Lherisson Domond, a Coconut Creek physician, fronted ownership of the Unity Pain and Injury Center clinic for most of 2012 in exchange for monthly payments of $1,500, according to the Florida Department of Financial Services.
Domond admitted that he agreed to be paid for the use of him name as owner of the unlicensed medical clinic. Further investigation revealed that Nesly Loute of Naples and Pierre Alex Herisse of Orlando actually managed the clinic’s operations.
In investigating Unity Pain and Injury Center, the Division of Insurance Fraud discovered that the clinic illegally provided medical treatment and physical therapy to individuals involved in automobile accidents. The clinic then billed the treatments to various insurance companies under the PIP coverage of patient insurance policies.
The three individuals face felony charges for fraud, operating an unlicensed clinic, and grand theft, all of which carry sentences of up to 30 years.
The Division of Insurance Fraud reports that it has made 249 PIP arrests since July 1, 2014.
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